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Go back in time by visiting this museum. The volunteer firefighters for Jamestown are very welcoming and the museum was fun for my daughter to explore. After we looked here, the firefighters showed us the modern working fire engines too. Great place to explore.
We stumbled upon this attraction while casually walking around Jamestown during the holiday. The volunteers were friendly and cordial. A lot of great information was offered. As a former Volunteer Fireman from very long ago, I had to decline the opp to buy a tee-shirt...More
This museum, was truly, made from the love and devotion of volunteer firefighters.
So, manyvwonderful artifacts and pictures, to be seen.
Not to mention the restored antique fire trucks.
Anyone, who happens to be hanging around the station, takes delight in showing the museum.
(Sepia photo is NOT of the Memorial Museum; color photos are.) Museum includes many fully-functional fire apparatus, including
- 1894 Steam pumper (horse-drawn)
- 1925 LaFrance pumper/engine
- 1946 American LaFrance pumper/engine
- 1947 Dodge pumper/engine
- two 1800-vintage hand pumpers
Entry by appointment or...More
This museum is awesome, and the volunteer fire fighters who created it and manage it are a treasure themselves. If you have any interest is firefighting, history or trucks this shouldn't be missed. Kids of all ages will be delighted!
We were peeking in the windows when one of the volunteers showed up and asked if we would like to go inside. He opened up the building and there were 3 totally refurbished old fire trucks with quite a bit of old fire gear. One...More